Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 15-Feb-2020 to 21-Feb-2020.
By Jackson Doughart Eric Adriaans’s riposte to my “justification” of “men’s use of the sex trade” would be interesting if only it responded in good faith to what I’d actually written, if he attempted to understand what I actually think, or if I had ever actually set out to provide a defence for prostitution. As… Read more »
By Eric Adriaans Recently, there has been some debate among several well-known opinion-holders…namely Heather Mallick, Jackson Doughart, and Veronica Abbass … all on the subject of a recent prostitution bill. In their public dialogue, it seems to me that some people are talking past one another. Prostitution is a complex issue well beyond my knowledge… Read more »
By Jackson Doughart Normally, personal attacks are easily pushed aside as ad hominem, as Veronica Abbass’s article today on yours truly here might well be. But seeing as how she’s responding to my own piece in the Prince Arthur Herald about Heather Mallick, which is indeed a critique of a person and takes liberty with… Read more »
Jackson Doughart has “no opinion” on prostitution laws, but he does have an opinion on Heather Mallick. In an article for the Prince Arthur Herald entitled “Heather Mallick’s Misandry,” Doughart claims he’s not here to discuss the bill, but rather to point out Mallick’s heartless characterization of men, which undergirds her belief in punishing johns… Read more »
Our government is soliciting (so to speak) input from members of the public about the issue of prostitution in Canada. As the relevant website explains: On December 20, 2013, in the case of Bedford v. Attorney General of Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada found three Criminal Code prostitution offences to be unconstitutional and of… Read more »